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Musical Chairs: Rostering Break of Reality

October 6, 2017

Examine the rostering personnel system developed by Break of Reality, a cross-genre chamber quartet.

After Monetization: The New Recording Landscape for Artists

October 6, 2017

Visit perspectives on the recording industry and musicians navigating the new landscape heavily impacted by digital service providers.

At the Core: Contract Negotiations at the Hartford Symphony

October 6, 2017

Examine a contract dispute between the management and unionized players one of the largest orchestras in New England.

Building on Trust at the New World Symphony

October 6, 2017

Examine plans to fund and build the new state- of-the-art home of The New World Symphony in the midst of an economic recession.

Omaha Under the Radar: Localizing an Experimental Arts Festival

October 6, 2017

Examine how an experimental arts festival continues to focus on the local community in the face of increasing national interest and outside funding.

UMS Renegade: Building a Brand of Cutting-Edge Performances

October 6, 2017

Trace the inception and growth of University (Michigan) Musical Society’s Renegade, a program of performances that feature provocative artistic works.

Taking up Residence with Eight Blackbird

October 6, 2017

Profile contrasting artist residency agreements in Eighth Blackbird’s portfolio–one with a university and the other with a museum of contemporary art.

My House is Your House: Groupmuse’s Revival of Chamber Music

October 6, 2017

Explore the philosophy behind Groupmuse, who provide high-caliber chamber music concerts in intimate settings, and the rationale to expand the organization into additional markets.

Expanding Musical Explorers at Carnegie Hall

October 6, 2017

The Weill Music Institute (WMI) is the educational arm of Carnegie Hall.  Examine the structure and growth of one program, Link Up, as well as preparation for growing another, Musical Explorers.

Culture Shock: The Merger of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School

October 6, 2017

Follow the first and largest successful merger of a professional orchestra with an existing community music school in the United States from the genesis through early challenges.

Laying the Foundation at the San Francisco Girls Chorus

October 6, 2017

Follow the role of process surrounding foundation giving for San Francisco Girls Chorus, a performing arts organization and a school of music.

No Place Like Home: The Industry at a Crossroads

October 6, 2017

How does an arts organization that prides itself on eschewing traditional venues react when given the chance to settle in a space of its own?

Texas Music Educators Association: The Art of Legislating Arts Education

October 6, 2017

Learn about the role and strategies of advocacy for the arts in education while following the long journey toward passage of state level legislation in support of public arts education.

Pegasus Early Music and Younger Audiences

October 6, 2017

Pegasus Early Music is the only concert presenter of early music in western New York, but with a steadily aging audience. Students will evaluate current marketing initiatives to lure new audiences.

Getting on Board with National Sawdust

October 6, 2017

Follow National Sawdust, a unique New York City music venue,  through early international attention and the expanding of its board of directors.